Science Quiz 7
Of the available freshwater, the majority is located in:
The majority of global freshwater is found in
With increased demands for freshwater from agriculture and population increases, a major threat the coastal aquifers face is
Which of the following is the greatest source of groundwater pollution?
pesticides, herbicides, fertilizers
South Florida region of Miami Dade, Broward and Palm Beach draw most of their freshwater from the
The porous sedimentary rock of the Floridan and Biscayne aquifers is limestone
Many freshwater wells in coastal areas now yield salty water. The main cause of this is problem is
excessive removal of fresh water is permitting salt water to move backwards into aquifers.
Any water drawn from below the water table comes from:
A hole dug into the zone of saturation is called a ______.
Most of the water withdrawn from aquifers in the U.S and worldwide is used for